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Forum: Bird Name Etymology Today, 12:29
Replies: 171
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Posted By mb1848
Thank you Björn for providing the foreword. ...

Thank you Björn for providing the foreword. There is listed a few Frau's but none of them have D. as the first letter of their first name.
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Today, 02:54
Replies: 171
Views: 7,819
Posted By mb1848
Well it was a good guess. In 1958, Doris began...

Well it was a good guess. In 1958, Doris began to correspond with the noted Finnish ornithologist, Dr. Lars von Haartman.
https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/c932da_a231d8abc9e049e4b5b77a45f4c7267d.pdf...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Yesterday, 20:38
Replies: 171
Views: 7,819
Posted By mb1848
I have a hunch backed up with no facts that...

I have a hunch backed up with no facts that Dorisella and Dorisornis are named for Doris Louise nee Huestis Speirs who was a patron of the Wilson Ornithology Society. Wolters was a member of the...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Yesterday, 19:09
Replies: 171
Views: 7,819
Posted By mb1848
Sorry for the confusion the Wikipedia is where I...

Sorry for the confusion the Wikipedia is where I got elf-strength. The elves were supposedly much stronger than H. sapiens. Which is why I think of elves as H. neanderthalensis .
There is a saying...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Yesterday, 14:50
Replies: 1
Views: 197
Posted By mb1848
Additions to the ABA Check-list

Four birds added to the ABA check-list. Most interesting to me is the committee is struggling over the common name of the River Warbler.
"There is still a question as to whether the bird will be...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Wednesday 23rd May 2018, 22:35
Replies: 171
Views: 7,819
Posted By mb1848
In 2015 I wrote in another thread: "Dorisella...

In 2015 I wrote in another thread:
"Dorisella 1980 : Type by original designation: Ianthia johnstoniae Ogilvie-Grant, 1906.
http://www.researchgate.net/publicat...glischen_Namen .
I was hoping Mrs....
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Wednesday 23rd May 2018, 22:07
Replies: 171
Views: 7,819
Posted By mb1848
Hans Edmund Wolter's gravestone. I think his...

Hans Edmund Wolter's gravestone. I think his Mother's name was Elf-strength.
http://grabsteine.genealogy.net/tomb.php?cem=4939&tomb=68&b=W&lang=en .
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Monday 21st May 2018, 21:20
Replies: 4
Views: 149
Posted By mb1848
The etymology of watkinsi

In the Key watkinsi is described as honoring Henry George "Harry" Watkins. For Grallaria watkinsi .
https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/22875#page/292/mode/1up .
The Key says that Incaspiza...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Sunday 20th May 2018, 18:57
Replies: 85
Views: 7,448
Posted By mb1848
Bird science by voting of the masses online....

Bird science by voting of the masses online.
https://www.change.org/p/justin-trudeau-let-s-have-the-gray-jay-returned-to-its-original-name-the-canada-jay .
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Sunday 20th May 2018, 07:45
Replies: 171
Views: 7,819
Posted By mb1848
Captain Cook’s journal: 1st February 1769 Off...

Captain Cook’s journal:
1st February 1769
Off Cape Horn
First part, fresh Gales; latter, light Airs and Cloudy; P.M. found the Variation by several Azimuth to be 24 degrees 53 minutes East. At Noon...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Friday 18th May 2018, 00:13
Replies: 171
Views: 7,819
Posted By mb1848
Salvin thought that brevirostris was the specific...

Salvin thought that brevirostris was the specific name. Having looked at Lesson's types. ...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Monday 14th May 2018, 14:18
Replies: 84
Views: 8,374
Posted By mb1848
Storm...

Storm wigeon?
http://www.azfo.net/gallery/EUWI_CCPonds_Rasmussen_20081116.html .
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Sunday 13th May 2018, 04:07
Replies: 84
Views: 8,374
Posted By mb1848
"no clue about the origin of the bird..." In 1854...

"no clue about the origin of the bird..." In 1854 Richard Khevenhuller wrote an article Strix aluco aus Slavonien. So maybe there? He liked caves like Adelsberg.
Unrelated except about...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Friday 11th May 2018, 03:29
Replies: 84
Views: 8,374
Posted By mb1848
In an article about Brehm's collection in ...

In an article about Brehm's collection in Novitates Zoologicae: A Journal of Zoology in Connection with the ..., Volume 8., is mentioned Khevenhüller’s Rabe from J. W. Müller’s Handschrift. ...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Thursday 10th May 2018, 17:01
Replies: 84
Views: 8,374
Posted By mb1848
In a Catalogue of Stutgart Museum is mentioned...

In a Catalogue of Stutgart Museum is mentioned Corvus klevenhülleri by von Müller. In 1855 in the JfO von Müller mentions Corvus in North Africa without mentioning this species. Might be in part III...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Thursday 10th May 2018, 03:11
Replies: 171
Views: 7,819
Posted By mb1848
"In von Müller 1854 the specific name for...

"In von Müller 1854 the specific name for Carpospiza is longipennis. Bonaparte uses the name Carpospiza brevipennis." Here is a catalogue of the Stuttgart Museum's bird skins with an intro by von...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Thursday 10th May 2018, 00:17
Replies: 2
Views: 211
Posted By mb1848
A related...

A related thread:
https://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=332119 .
A google image search of tucinka comes up with a lot of dogs and cats pictures.
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Tuesday 8th May 2018, 20:10
Replies: 175
Views: 30,153
Posted By mb1848
Looking at this publication I think Mulsant is...

Looking at this publication I think Mulsant is using Catalogue like a check-list not like a sale catalog. There is no information like he had two males one female of a species which is often in a...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Monday 7th May 2018, 18:09
Replies: 8
Views: 1,369
Posted By mb1848
The Cuban Museum give the illustrator as ...

The Cuban Museum give the illustrator as Laureano Fernández.
http://cubamuseo.net/categoria-es-140 .
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Sunday 6th May 2018, 18:09
Replies: 12
Views: 926
Posted By mb1848
"Are these conferences filmed?" It is 2018 they...

"Are these conferences filmed?"
It is 2018 they should. There are over 250 oral presentations. In 2019 I wish family friend colleagues could record the oral presentations and put them on Youtube....
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Sunday 6th May 2018, 18:05
Replies: 171
Views: 7,819
Posted By mb1848
Thanks Laurent. In another thread Mr. Jobling...

Thanks Laurent. In another thread Mr. Jobling says, Annamornus (but not yet convinced about this spelling) Davis, 1978, Pan American Studies, 1...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Sunday 6th May 2018, 03:57
Replies: 12
Views: 926
Posted By mb1848
Looking at the AOS website about the April...

Looking at the AOS website about the April meeting I was saddened to read about the death of James D. Rising.
http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/thestar/obituary.aspx?n=james-david-rising&pid=188478571...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Saturday 5th May 2018, 22:42
Replies: 171
Views: 7,819
Posted By mb1848
"Diagnosis not yet verified" ● Allasma (L. Davis...

"Diagnosis not yet verified"
● Allasma (L. Davis 1962 (Texas Journ. Sci. 14) or 1978 (Pan Amer. Studies 1))
● Annamornus (L. Davis 1962 (Texas Journ. Sci. 14) or 1978 (Pan American Studies, 1)).
●...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Saturday 5th May 2018, 22:10
Replies: 3
Views: 473
Posted By mb1848
Thanks Andy, the position at the end of the list...

Thanks Andy, the position at the end of the list concurs with Cadena's comment on the SACC deal:"The vocal data carefully analyzed by Krabbe leave no doubt that this is a distinct species, and...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Saturday 5th May 2018, 15:39
Replies: 2
Views: 136
Posted By mb1848
● ex “Barbary Water-hen” of Shaw 1738, and...

● ex “Barbary Water-hen” of Shaw 1738, and “Barbary Rail” of Latham 1785 (unident.).
Gmelin 1788 has Rallus barbaricus,...Barbary Water- hen. Shaw... Barbary Rail. Lath.,... Habitat in Barbaria ,...
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